Health

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

Physician’s Assistant Dubbed Most Promising Career Of 2015

Jill Schlesinger reports on the best job in America for 2015.

04/08/2015

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Medical Programs In Public Schools Diversify Future Doctors In California

Kaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.

04/08/2015

Women breastfeed their babies at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington on February 12, 2011.(Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow’s Milk, Study Shows

The Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow’s milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.

04/06/2015

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Local Pesticide Concerns Lead To Positive Changes In Public Schools

One Los Angeles mom created broad-based environmental change in California’s public schools, ushering in a new era of health and toxin avoidance for kids.

04/02/2015

Three-dimensional image of Enterovirus D68 (CREDIT: COURTESY OF YUE LIU AND MICHAEL ROSSMANN, PURDUE UNIVERSITY)

New Virus Related To Polio Caused Mysterious Childhood Paralysis In California Kids

Just days after getting the upper respiratory illness, children couldn’t move parts of their bodies, and the cause of the strange and sudden paralysis has doctors concerned.

03/30/2015

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Crews Clean Up Chemical Plume Release At Dow Pittsburg Plant

More than 20 workers worked to clean up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical’s waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon.

03/27/2015

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo.

Board Votes To Close Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Next Month

The governing board for Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo has voted to start closing down the facility on April 21st.

03/27/2015

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Family Of Terminally Ill Woman Who Ended Her Life Unveiling New Video To Support Right-To-Die Law In California

The family of Brittany Maynard will release a new video recorded before her death of her testimony in support of California’s proposed aid-in-dying legislation ahead of a committee vote Wednesday.

03/25/2015

Supreme Court

Supreme Court Mulls Disability Law’s Effect On Mentally Ill Suspects In 2008 SFPD Shooting Of Schizophrenic Woman

The Supreme Court is considering whether the Americans With Disabilities Act requires police to take special precautions when trying to arrest armed and violent suspects who are mentally ill.

03/23/2015

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Tre Mason #27 of the St. Louis Rams is tackled by Chris Borland #50 of the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter at Levi's Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Linebacker Chris Borland Retiring Over Concussion Concerns

49ers linebacker Chris Borland has decided to call it quits after just one season in the league over health concerns, reports ESPN’s Outside the Lines.

03/16/2015

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